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xbacklight -set 50
2014-02-07 12:03:57
User: gabe240
1

I'm not sure what apt this is, but it seems to work on most X screens, an is useful for saving power, and not straining your eyes

smartctl -A /dev/sda | grep Power_On_Hours
switchMonitor () { LF=/tmp/screen-lock; if [ -f $LF ]; then rm $LF; else touch $LF; sleep .5; while [ -f $LF ]; do xset dpms force off; sleep 2; done; fi };
2011-08-26 17:55:44
User: totti
Functions: rm sleep touch
1

Use the command to create a script and bind it to a key using keyboard shortcut.

eg:

Script locks the screen in a loop until the command is executed again.At first it

qdbus org.kde.powerdevil /modules/powerdevil setProfile <Profilename>
sudo powertop
2010-04-19 21:59:29
User: rkulla
Functions: sudo
3

Run this command as root to get enough stats. It works on AMD and Intel machines, including desktops. If ran on a laptop it'll give you suggestions on extending your battery life.

You'll need to install PowerTOP if you don't have, via 'apt-get install powertop', etc.

To grep the output use: sudo powertop -d | grep ...

The many command suggestions PowerTOP gives you alone will increase your command-line fu!

while [ -n "`pgrep wget`" ]; do sleep 2 ;done; [ -e "/tmp/nosleep"] || echo mem >/sys/power/state
2009-09-06 05:51:20
User: kamathln
Functions: echo sleep
1

[Note: This command needs to be run as root].

If you are downloading something large at night, you can start wget as a normal user and issue the above command as root. When the download is done, the computer will automatically go to sleep. If at any time you feel the computer should not go to sleep automatically(like if you find the download still continuing in the morning), just create an empty file called nosleep in /tmp directory.